WE because HE

WE because HE

I grew up the youngest of ten grandchildren on my mother's side. My family is filled with achievers. My sister is four years older than me, beautiful, and was an all-star fast-pitch softball pitcher in high school. She was brought up to pitch for her varsity team as a freshman and I grew up reading her name and seeing her picture in the local newspaper often. I have several cousins who are amazing volleyball players (which was also the sport I played) and they went on to receive prestigious athletic scholarships and awards. I have many cousins who are musically gifted, play instruments, and sing beautifully and my mother and grandmother are well-known and well-loved in my hometown. From the time I was born, I have been referred to as "Rhonda's daughter", "Marlene's granddaughter", "Val's sister", or "So and so's cousin".

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